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Social Services: Standards

Volume 487: debated on Thursday 29 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families which local authorities have received a grade one for safeguarding in their joint area reviews by Ofsted in the last 18 months. (252275)

Five joint area reviews undertaken since April 2007 have reported services for safeguarding as grade 1, which signifies that inspectorates judged the services to be inadequate. They were the reviews of services in Haringey, Hertfordshire, Reading, Surrey and Wokingham.